Notes on Contributors
Lee Airton is a PhD candidate in Language, Culture and Teaching, and an instructor in the concurrent teacher-education program at York University in Toronto, Canada, whose dissertation uses theories of affect to explore difference and disciplinary belonging in social-justice teacher education. Lee’s publications include an article in the journal, Sex Education, and a chapter on gender diversity for use in teacher-education courses (in Diversity and Multiculturalism: A Reader, Peter Lang, 2009). Lee holds previous degrees (BA, MA) in education and gender studies from McGill University, and maintains a how-to blog on using gender-neutral pronouns in everyday life at http://theyismypronoun.tumblr.com/.
Allison Daniel Anders, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Studies at the University of South Carolina, USA. Anders uses ethnography and qualitative research methodologies to study the everyday experiences of targeted youth and the K–16 educational settings they navigate, and teaches graduate courses in social justice and education, sociology of education, and qualitative research.
Mark J. Bartkiewicz is a Research Assistant at GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network. He has a BA in English and Women’s and Gender Studies from The College of New Jersey, and an MS in Sociology with a specialization in Gender, Sexuality, and Society from the University of Amsterdam. His research interests include LGBT students’ access to comprehensive sexual-health education and the school experiences of LGBT-parent families. Prior to joining GLSEN in 2009, he was a consultant at StrategyOne, a market-research firm under...